Binod Subedi

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Two individuals arrested for planting a suspicious object in Morang identified as members of CPN Maoist (Mahabir) group

Published On: February 13, 2024 06:40 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 13: Police have disclosed the identities of two individuals who were arrested on Monday from Biratnagar-3 and Nemuwa in Budhiganga of Morang district in connection with planting suspicious objects on Tuesday.

Koshi provincial govt reaches five-point agreement with advocates of identity-based naming of province

Published On: February 9, 2024 04:30 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 9: The Koshi Provincial government and advocates calling for naming the province based on ethnic identity have reached a five-point agreement on Friday. The two sides have agreed to rename the province in accordance with the constitution.

CM Karki set to induct four ministers and one state minister in his cabinet today

Published On: February 9, 2024 02:00 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 9: Chief Minister of Koshi Province, Kedar Karki, is set to expand his cabinet today.

Biratnagar collects 57.64 percent revenue in Mangsir

Published On: January 1, 2024 12:13 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 1: Biratnagar Customs Office has collected only 57 percent of the target revenue set for the month of Mangsir (mid-November to mid-December) of the current fiscal year 2023/24. According to the data of Biratnagar Customs Office, only 57.64 percent of the target revenue has been collected in Mangsir.

Province Chief Khapung certifies budget approved by Koshi provincial assembly

Published On: December 2, 2023 07:30 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 2: The budget for Koshi province, which was unanimously approved by the provincial assembly, has been certified by the Province Chief Parshuram Khapung. The budget approved by the provincial assembly on Wednesday was certified by Province Chief Khapung on Friday.

Koshi govt submits budget substitution bill

Published On: November 25, 2023 02:00 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 25: The Koshi provincial government has presented the budget substitution bill in the provincial assembly meeting.

Koshi CM Karki secures vote of confidence; all parties but RPP vote for him

Published On: October 18, 2023 04:42 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Kedar Karki, the chief minister (CM) of Koshi Province, has secured a vote of confidence. During the voting held at the provincial assembly on Wednesday, a total of 86 votes were cast in favor of Karki, while only 5 votes were cast against him.

Ripples in the ruling alliance as Karki gets appointed as Chief Minister with UML support

Published On: October 15, 2023 08:30 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 14: The ongoing struggle of parties in the Koshi Provincial Assembly to form a new government has taken a new twist with Nepali Congress (NC) Provincial Assembly member and a rebel candidate Kedar Karki being appointed as the chief minister of Koshi Province with the support of the main opposition party, CPN-UML.

NC Koshi Province Committee urges eight provincial assembly members who rebelled to withdraw their decision

Published On: October 13, 2023 06:15 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 13: A meeting of the Koshi Province Nepali Congress (NC) Working Committee has requested the eight provincial assembly members who rebelled to withdraw the decision taken against the party decision.

NC's Karki stakes claim for Koshi Chief Minister position with support of UML

Published On: October 12, 2023 06:43 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 12: Nepali Congress (NC) provincial assembly member Kedar Karki has staked a claim for the position of Chief Minister in Koshi Province with the support of CPN-UML provincial assembly members.

Stakeholders urge govt to upgrade Biratnagar airport into an Int'l hub for tourism development in Koshi Province

Published On: September 29, 2023 12:00 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 29: In a bid to bolster the tourism sector in Koshi Province, there is a growing demand for the expansion of the Biratnagar Airport into an international hub. On the occasion of Tourism Day, a fervent call was made during a program held in Biratnagar, urging the government to transform Biratnagar into an international gateway for the development of tourism in the region.

CM Karki preparing to expand Koshi Cabinet

Published On: September 25, 2023 01:46 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 25: Koshi Province Chief Minister Hikmat Kumar Karki has prepared to expand the provincial cabinet. Karki has prepared to expand the cabinet by appointing four ministers.

Biratnagar Customs Office fails to meet revenue target, collects only 56.81 percent

Published On: September 24, 2023 06:23 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 24: The Biratnagar Customs Office has reported a revenue collection of just 56.81 percent of the target for the month of August in the fiscal year 2023/24, falling significantly short of the target.

Karki to take oath of office and secrecy as Koshi CM today

Published On: September 8, 2023 05:00 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 8: Province Chief Parashuram Khapung has prepared to appoint CPN-UML parliamentary party leader Hikmat Kumar Karki as the chief minister (CM) of Koshi Province.

Biratnagar Customs Office faces revenue collection challenges in FY 2023/24

Published On: September 5, 2023 01:00 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, SEP 5: The Biratnagar Customs Office has reported a shortfall in revenue collection during the first month of the current fiscal year 2023/24. As per official statistics from the Biratnagar Customs Office, only 81.56 percent of the revenue target was achieved in the month of Shrawan (mid-July to mid-August).

RPP to stay neutral in Koshi province: Chairman Lingden

Published On: August 1, 2023 03:15 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, August 1: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chairman Rajendra Lingden has said that the RPP will stay neutral in Koshi Province. Speaking to reporters at the Biratnagar Airport today, Chairman Lingden said that the RPP will remain neutral in the formation of the government in Koshi Province.

Import of daily essentials through Biratnagar border point to face stricter regulations

Published On: July 12, 2023 05:45 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, July 12: In a concerted effort to boost business activities in Biratnagar, authorities led by the Biratnagar Metropolitan City have taken measures to curb imports through the border without paying the customs duty. A discussion held on Tuesday highlighted the need to tighten customs regulations and halt the import of various goods, including food grains, without proper duty payment.

Koshi Province CM Thapa expanding his cabinet today

Published On: July 9, 2023 10:20 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, July 9: Preparations are being made for the expansion of the cabinet in Koshi Province. Koshi Province Chief Minister (CM) Uddhab Thapa is going to expand his cabinet today.

Koshi CM Thapa to take oath of office and secrecy today, likely to induct three ministers in his cabinet

Published On: July 7, 2023 09:53 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

KATHMANDU, July 7: The newly-appointed Chief Minister (CM) of Koshi Province Uddhav Thapa will take oath of office and secrecy today.

JSP to stay neutral on CM Karki’s vote of confidence in Koshi provincial assembly

Published On: June 29, 2023 03:11 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, June 29: Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) has decided to remain neutral on the issue of giving a vote of confidence to Chief Minister Hikmat Karki of Koshi Province.